ŁAXWEʼGILA GATHERING

August 3-6, 2015 Łaxweʼgila Gathering will be at Tłagwanigwis – Bonanza Lake this year.  The dates are Monday August the 3rd to Thursday August the 6th, 2015. This site is in the territory of the ʼNa̱mǥis and was utilized by the ʼNiʼna̱lk̓inux̱w or Upriver People [those on the upper end of the river] and the T̕sit̕sa̱łʼwalaǥa̱me or Famous Ones. Vernon Lake …

Girls Nite Out on Summer Break

Girls Nite Out For Girls 9 Years Old and Up This program is on summer break Program will resume on September 14, 2015 Any questions, please contact Jamie Hunt at 250-974-5356

Gilbert Popovich ‘A Man With No Borders’

Saturday – July 18th at 1pm Royal Canadian Legion in Alert Bay Screening of the documentary film about Gilbert Guella Popovich, mayor of Alert Bay for 28 years. The Autonomous Province of Trento, Office for Emigration, in collaboration with the Alert Bay Loggers’ Club invites to the screening of the documentary film by Paola Rosà and Antonio Senter. Gilbert Popovich …

National Salmonella Outbreak

National outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products June 30, 2015 The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is collaborating with BC Health Authorities and federal and provincial partners to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products (such as nuggets, strips and burgers). A frozen raw breaded chicken product tested …

National Aboriginal Day Celebration

Thank you for the community support at our National Aboriginal Day Celebration.  A special thanks to the following partners and helping hands whose assistance made everything go smoothly:   Alert Bay Elementary School Staff and Students T’lisalagi’lakw School Staff and Students Debra Hanuse, Arthur Dick Sr., Bill Wasden Arthur Hunt, Leonard Smith Duchess Alfred Jamie Hill Renate Stefan-Dental Clinic Nicole …

Water Update – ‘Namgis Reserve in Alert Bay

WATER UPDATE Monday – June 29, 2015 at 9am Water reserve tanks are 3/4 full now. PW Foreman Derek Perrault is requesting your cooperation with the following: In order to assist with this replenish of the water system, we are requesting your assistance in the following areas: – NO power washing – NO car washing – NO filling of pools, …

Well Babies Program : Head Start Parent & Tots Program

Well Babies Program Head Start Parent & Tots Program The Well Babies Program will resume on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 1:00. Participants are invited to attend the Head Start Parent & Tots Program Tuesday-Friday from 9:00-11:30 throughout the month of July. Well Baby families that attend the Head Start Parent & Tots Program will be issued one Shoprite voucher …

Indian Residential School Credits

Personal Credits The Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement stipulates that once all Common Experience Payments (CEP) have been made, if more than $40 million remains in the Trust Fund, the funds are to be made available to CEP Recipients, upon application, in the form of non-cash Personal Credits of up to $3,000 each for educational purposes.   CEP Recipients will …

FREE Home Energy Upgrades

ECAP – Energy Conservation Assistance Program ECAP helps qualified low-income households with a personalized home energy evaluation, installation of energy saving products and personalized energy efficiency advice. Get a free home energy evaluation, products and advice Improve the comfort and efficiency of your home, free of charge. In partnership with BC Hydro Power Smart and FortisBC, the Energy Conservation Assistance …